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2013 National Alliance to End Homelessness Conference: The Top 3 Things I Took Away from This Summer’s Conference
By Iain De Jong
August 01, 2013
Every summer, for almost a decade now, the Conference on Ending Homelessness put together by the National Alliance to End Homelessness in Washington, DC has been a highlight for me.…
by David Wertheimer
Last week, more than 1600 providers and advocates gathered in Washington, DC for the annual conference of the National Alliance to End Homelessness. The largest gathering of its type ever, this year’s conference had an important new dimension to it: A record number of private funders came to share their ideas, experiences and lessons learned from communities across the United States and Canada. The impetus for this gathering was the first-ever Funders Together to End Homelessness Funders Institute – a series of workshops, conversations and informal activities that linked private foundations, United Ways and corporate giving programs together for the first time in the context of a conference dedicated to ending homelessness.…
by Sharon McDonald, Director for Families and Youth at the National Alliance to End Homelessness
This blog post originally appeared on the National Alliance to End Homelessness’s website.
Data on youth homelessness is notoriously lacking. However, we estimate that around 550,000 youth under the age of 25 are homeless and on their own at some point each year.…
By Anne Miskey, Executive Director, Funders Together to End Homelessness
This piece originally appeared on the National Alliance to End Homelessness’s blog to introduce the Funders Institute, a Funders Together event that will take place in conjunction with the Alliance’s 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness.…
900 Heads Are Better Than 1: Reflections on the National Alliance to End Homelessness Conference on Youth & Family Homelessness
by David Wertheimer, Gates Foundation
What happens when you bring together more than 900 of the nation’s leading players in the work of ending family and youth homelessness from the non-profit, government, advocacy and philanthropic sectors?
The answer? Remarkable things.
Last week, this happened in Seattle, at a conference organized by the National Alliance to End Homelessness.…